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18:32 Dec 11, 2000
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Law/Patents
English term or phrase: alter ego
Please I need help translating "alter ego"in the following sentence: "Ocean Incorporation was the alter ego of Salmon Incorporation. " This is a legal document and it is about fraud. Please answer asap. Thanks
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Alter ego
Explanation:
Concordo. Eu não traduziria. É de facto muito conhecido em Portugal. O Webster diz:
1.a second self; a perfect substitute or deputy: His adviser acts as his alter ego during his absence.
2.an inseparable friend.
3.another aspect of one's self.

Só que eu julgo que vem do grego...
[1530–40; < L (Cicero), prob. trans. of Gk állos eg¤, héteros eg¤ another I]

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Cristina mais uma vez muito obrigada e conte comigo se precisar.
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naAlter ego mesmo
M.Badra
naAlter ego
Cristina Mendia
naalter ego
Silvio Picinini


  

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1 hr
alter ego


Explanation:
Deixe a expressão em latim mesmo. É muito conhecida em português e difícil de traduzir por algo equivalente.

Verbete: alter ego

1. Amigo íntimo, no qual se pode confiar tanto como em si mesmo.

Aurélio

Silvio Picinini
United States
Local time: 06:35
Native speaker of: Portuguese
PRO pts in pair: 1393

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8 hrs
Alter ego


Explanation:
Concordo. Eu não traduziria. É de facto muito conhecido em Portugal. O Webster diz:
1.a second self; a perfect substitute or deputy: His adviser acts as his alter ego during his absence.
2.an inseparable friend.
3.another aspect of one's self.

Só que eu julgo que vem do grego...
[1530–40; < L (Cicero), prob. trans. of Gk állos eg¤, héteros eg¤ another I]

Cristina



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Cristina Mendia
Local time: 14:35
PRO pts in pair: 35
Grading comment
Cristina mais uma vez muito obrigada e conte comigo se precisar.
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12 hrs
Alter ego mesmo


Explanation:
Aqui no Brasil também é perfeitamente aceitável.

Márcio

M.Badra
Brazil
Local time: 12:35
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
PRO pts in pair: 517
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